Skip to content

The five boroughs.

April 1, 2011 \am\30 8:14 am

There are names for people who live in Manhattan and Brooklyn: “Manhattanites” and “Brooklynites.” Natives of Staten Island are Staten Islanders. But what about the Bronx? “I am a Bronxer,” can’t be right. “Bronxite” sounds like a mineral. “Bronxian”? “Bronxist”?


Queens is even worse. (Perhaps the term could be “Queensienne”?)

  1. April 1, 2011 \am\30 11:11 am 11:11 am

    Bronxist sounds like an elitist snob who scorns Manhattanites and Brooklynites.

    This from a Georgian. A country girl who’s visited your lovely city exactly four times in her life!

  2. April 1, 2011 \am\30 11:12 am 11:12 am

    This was funny.

  3. Jordan permalink
    April 6, 2011 \pm\30 6:44 pm 6:44 pm


Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: